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Kids Sensitized To Ugly Reality Of AFSPA

IMPHAL, May 22: As part of the nationwide campaign for the repeal of Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), Just Peace Foundation organized a children’s parliament at Hotel Imphal today. Former Member of Manipur Human Rights Commission, Yambem Laba, who was the Speaker of the parliament, recommended... 

Academic Approach Adopted

IMPHAL, May 18: A joint educational research team from the Centre for Human Rights Duties Education and the Human Rights Department of Manipur University today visited the Imphal Central Jail, where the arrested agitating street vendors are being lodged, to take stock of their present condition. Around... 

Street Vendors’ Plight Concerns MU

MU students noting down grievances of women vendors at the new Lamphel market complex. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, May 14:  In the light of alleged difficulties thrust upon the street vendors on account of develop- mental activities taken up by the State Government at public places including... 

NGOs To Launch Anti-AFSPA Campaigns

IMPHAL, May 11: Even as the All Assam Shramik Krishak Kalyan Parishad (AASKKP) has launched anti-AFSPA campaigns at different locations of the North East region, People’s Union of Civil Liberty (PUCL) and National Alliance of People’s Movement (NAPM) are set to conduct a series of campaigns against... 

Human Rights And Police

Introduction Human Rights are something we cannot live without. Only by the virtue of being human,  we all are equal  in dignity and rights, each of us is  worth of being honored and  living with full enjoyment of life, liberty, equality and dignity no matter how one’s race, color, sex, language,... 

Rights Activist Demeans NHRC

IMPHAL, Apr 23: Lamenting that National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has not said any-thing with regard to the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act, 1958 nor its officials ever visited Irom Chanu Sharmila who has been fasting for more than 10 years demanding re-peal of the Act, executive director... 

Plebiscite Demand Pitch Picks Up

IMPHAL, Apr 15: Plebiscite is a voting system accepted by United Nations Organization (UNO) for generating public opinion, Advocate Angomcha Araba has stated. Speaking as one of the resource persons in a discussion session held on the theme of ‘Manipur–India conflict and its resolution through... 

Pawns In Conflict Zones

In conflict areas such as Manipur, civil society is transformed into an extension of the conflict zone, with each conflicting party setting up its own ‘civil society’ proxies — including student wings, women’s wings and civil rights campaigns. Pradip Phanjoubam reports Imager Credit:... 

Excess Slur On Sugnu Commandos

IMPHAL, Mar 24: The Kuki Students’ Organization  (KSO) Gunpi Area and the Kuki Women Human Rights (KWHR) have accused police commandos attached at Sugnu police station of harassing and assaulting innocent civilians in inebriated condition. They have also demanded removal of commandos from Sugnu police... 

CRA Rebuffs UKLF’s Claim

IMPHAL, Mar 12: Reacting to the UKLF’s clarification as published on March 5 issues which termed Civil Rights Alert (CRA) Chandel as a non-entity, the CRA alleged that the UKLF’s clarification was a blunt rejection of its own folly. A press release issued by CRA Chandel information and publicity... 

Sharmila’s Intact Spirit Comes To The Fore, On Fast Again After Release

Sharmila being released and ready to resume her fast. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Mar 10: even though the Court of Chief Judicial Magistrate, Imphal East has ordered release of anti-AFSPA campaigner Irom Chanu Sharmila, the human rights advocate continued to persist with her demand for total... 

Maj Gen DS Hooda Goes Candid; Substantive Ideas Echo Through MU On Public-Security Forces Relations

Maj.Gen. DS Hooda being received on the dais. Image Credit: The Sangai Express. IMPHAL, Jan 7: Different facets of the civil-military relations and their possible common goals were deliberated threadbare during a one day seminar held today at the Centenary Hall, Manipur University here. The seminar on... 

Human Rights In Their Place

Without proof of charges, it is not proper to blame security forces of human rights’ violation as it can deter them from performing their duties well Human rights violations by security forces are a blot on the functioning of any democracy. This is more so in India‘s case where Western naysayers...